HSE+C Advisor

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Lightsource bp

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4 days ago

Lightsource bp specializes in the financing, development, and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy. Our team comprises of 500 industry specialists, across 13 countries working towards our ambition to delivery 10GW of solar capacity by 2023.
With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By being part of the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s transition to a more sustainable future.
While we have been established for 10 years, we pride ourselves of our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By joining our team, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.
What You’ll do
Provide technical expertise and oversight at several active utility-scale solar construction projects and operating plants throughout the United States. Interact with staff and contractors at all levels while taking a proactive approach to safety and compliance. Represent the Lightsource bp organization in ensuring HSE provisions are in place and the job sites and offices are following appropriate codes and standards. Work closely with the rest of the Americas HSE team to implement standard processes in safety and support continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Drive Lightsource bp’s HSE processes and programs.
  • Provide health and safety technical support to assist the business in achieving and maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and company policies.
  • Support the key deliverables and KPIs for the business as it relates to HSE strategy.
  • Provide coaching and leadership to ensure incidents are reported, conduct oversight activities to identify discrepancies, and drive correction actions as needed.
  • Maintain strong, effective communication with tier-one EPC and O&M contractors, Lightsource bp management and global HSE leadership.
  • Actively participate in HSE design risk reviews, pre-mobilization workshops, pre-commissioning workshops, post-construction reviews, and O&M turnover workshops with relevant stakeholders. Assess HSE impacts and recommend solutions.
  • Engage with Contractors to finalize risk assessments and HSE conformance documents.
  • Maintain operational knowledge of construction, maintenance, and electrical safety, OSHA, EPA, and other applicable standards, regulations, laws, and procedures.
  • Develop insights from safety metrics analysis and contractor self-verification to advise on emerging site risks and improvement opportunities.
Who we’re looking for
  • Read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations for application in the company.
  • Ability to gather HSE data, analyze, formulate recommendations, and prepare an executive summary in a self-sufficient manner.
  • Development of reports, business correspondence and technical procedures.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, contractors, customers, and the public.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of government HSE regulations, safety compliance, industrial hygiene, and basics of electrical generation/ transmission/ distribution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, related degree, or has equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Must have the ability to travel 50-70% of the time to active construction sites and operating solar plants with short notice, if necessary.
  • Intermediate PC skills with experience in Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook are required.
  • HSSE Professional Certification (e.g., CSP, IH, CHST, OHST) preferred.
  • Midwest and East Coast candidates preferred.
  • 5-7 years’ experience as a dedicated HSE professional managing HSE programs, conducting site audits and providing safety training preferably within a utilities grade renewable energy company.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in providing coaching and support to contractor personnel.
  • Experience with risk-based safety programs and delivery of health and safety performance plans.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in health and safety performance and trend analysis.
  • Incident investigation experience.
  • Battery storage experience, preferred.
Why you’ll make a great member of the team
  • Ability to work independently and engage additional resources as necessary.
  • Ability to task manage and prioritize work based on required deliverables and due dates.
  • Ability to organize workload and priorities to maximum effect for both you and the wider team.
  • Self-starter able to work under limited direction / supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of staff throughout the organization.
  • Ability to influence.
Why you’ll want to work for us
Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow – a place where your ideas and opinions matter.
Be you: We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.
Be responsible: Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.
Be recognized: Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension, and other local benefits.
Be inspired: Join an agile, international team working across 15 countries to power the future and positively impact people, communities, ecosystems and biodiversity across the world.
Our core values: Lightsource bp truly cares about creating a sustainable future through safe, responsible and meaningful low-carbon energy projects. Our core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect, Sustainability and Drive are the guiding principles for everything we do.
What We offer
  • US team members are entitled to medical benefits, life insurance, dental benefits, vision benefits and short- and long-term disability benefits. Lightsource bp pays for the first $800 of the monthly insurance premium. For staff members with dependents, Lightsource will cover 50% of the costs of covering dependents. The team member contributes the remainder of the premium, if any, through pre-tax payroll deduction.
  • Lightsource bp offers US team members immediate eligibility for a 401(k) plan, with a 3% nonelective employer contribution.
  • Our team members are eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, calculated based on corporate, team and individual objectives. Team members in the US may receive an additional 50% of their annual bonus in a “retention bank” as well, available for withdrawal after three years of bonus awards have accrued.
  • Lightsource bp currently observes the following 11 holidays in the US: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • US team members accrue 20 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave annually. All team members are also eligible for COVID-19 leave.
  • Team members in the US enjoy a hybrid work environment.
  • US team members receive a monthly personal phone bill reimbursement of up to $100 and a monthly commuter benefit of up to $150. Team members also receive one-time wellness and remote work allowances.
Lightsource bp is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.